Agricola Punica – website
Area: Sardegna/ Sardinia
Classification: Isola dei Nuraghi IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica)
Origins: Red wine from Carignano, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah grapes vinified individually from spurred cordon vines cultivated in Basso Sulcis region.
Soil Composition: Medium texture calcareous, clay and sandy soil.
Grapes: 60% Carignano – 10% Syrah – 10% Cabernet Sauvignon – 10% Cabernet F – 10% Merlot
Climate: Hot and dry in summer, temperate in winter.
Harvesting: In a normal year the grapes are harvested between the second half of September and the middle of October.
Vinification: The must is fermented with the skins at a temperature of between 25 and 30°C. It is periodically pumped over to facilitate the solubilization of the compounds present in the grapes. Malolactic fermentation confers roundness to the wine, which is then aged in French oak barrels(used) for approximately. 12 months.
Colour: deep ruby red.
Perfume: intensely fruity with a liquorice finish.
Taste: an elegant wine with a full mouth.